The Governing council of the federal University of technology,Owerri (FUTO) has declared Prof Nnenna Oti as the new vice Chancellor of the institution.
She succeeds the outgoing vice Chancellor,Prof.Francis Eze.
Prof Oti was the deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic until her new appointment.
She emerged top with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates.
Her closest rival was Prof.Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points
Pro-chancellor and chairman of council,Prof John Offem, announced her appointment after a day-long selection and interview of the seven candidates that sealed through the initial process.
Prof Offem said that there were a total of 29 applications at the initial stage and only seven emerged after final decision.
However, For the first time in FUTO,A woman emerges as the new Vice Chancellor of the great school as the 8th Substantive vice Chancellor.